This is a huge category for nibs, easily the largest of any writing discipline.
Del Tysdal demonstrates OP technique
Image: Principles of Spencerian Script, Seldom Dunton, 1863.
by Brian G. Walker
I thank Nan and others for the positive comments re my ink, appreciated, but Nan's remark --
Roundhand has been in use for a number of centuries and today the bulk of the engrossing business is done in this style.
This beautiful form of pen art is essentially an American twist on the old English Roundhand script so wonderfully represented by Bickham's The Universal Penman.
The art of script writing enjoys a prominent place in modern calligraphy since it adorns many of the Wedding invitations that calligraphers are commissioned to produce.
This article will address setting the angle and stabilizing the flange on the removable flange type holders, specifically, the Tysdal oblique penholder.
For penmen during the Golden Age of Penmanship, a signature was not just a written name. It said a whole lot more and still does.
Images: example writing.
In this article we will examine the various styles of pointed pen script and the sometimes confusing terminology that apply.
External link: Teaching a child to write with his or her left hand is not just the opposite from teaching how to write right-handed.
You know copperplate as a script, but it is also why the letterforms and flourishes in old books are absolutely perfect. Don’t be frustrated if you can’t match them!